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Canada’s 2024 International Student Program Overhaul: What You Need to Know

On January 22, 2024, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) unveiled significant alterations to the international student program. These changes encompass a two-year limitation on student visa numbers and new constraints on post-graduation work permits (PGWP) and open work permits for spouses, with the aim of preserving the integrity of the international student program and […]

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited candidates in the third Express Entry of the week.  The department issued 5,900 Invitations (ITAs) in a category-based selection draw for candidates with professional experience in STEM related professions. Candidates required a minimum of CRS score of 481 to be considered.

Announced: Refugees and Citizenship Canada

On December 7, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced: Temporary measures to allow some students to work off-campus more than 20 hours a week will be extended from Dec 31, 2023, to April 30, 2024. This will apply to students already in Canada and those who submitted a study permit application on or before […]

Parents and Grandparents program 2023

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will issue invitations to apply to 24,200 interested potential sponsors who had submitted their sponsorship interest forms in 2020.  Potential sponsors will receive an email from IRCC if they are selected through random selection process. The invitations will be issued between October 10 and 23, 2023.  IRCC aims to […]

Drastic Cuts to Australian Skilled Visas

The Federal Government of Australia has reduced the skilled visa allocations in all the states by more than 50 per cent. Take for example, Western Australia’s skilled migration allocation for the 2022-23 year was just over 8,000 places; this number is now just 2,350 places in 2023-24. Several aspiring candidates depend on an Australian state […]

Healthcare Workers: The Chosen ones

The much-anticipated category-based Express Entry draw was held by IRCC on 28th June 2023. The draw issued invitations to 500 candidates eligible under 35 healthcare occupations. The candidates invited required a minimum comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score of 476. There is huge demand for professionals under healthcare category hence it is one of the six […]

“Category-based selection” for Canadian permanent residence to be announced soon

In June 2022, the Government of Canada made changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to allow for the selection of immigrants based on key attributes that support economic priorities, such as specific work experience or knowledge of French.  IRCC confirms that the first category-based invitations to apply are expected to be sent this […]

Portuguese golden visa update

In light of last month’s Golden Visa discussion during the meeting of the Portuguese Council of Ministers, we would like to offer a brief explanation of what actually happened and how things are expected to move forward. What went on? A meeting of the Council of Ministers was convened to address, primarily, the housing crisis […]

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Get Immigration Advisers for Greece

Introduction: Immigration Advisers for Greece Moving to a new country can be an exciting and life-changing experience, but it can also be overwhelming, especially when it comes to navigating the complex immigration process. The world of immigration is constantly evolving, making it challenging for individuals to stay up to date on the latest rules and […]

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Get Immigration Advisers for Portugal

Introduction: Moving to a new country can be an exciting and life-changing experience, but it can also be overwhelming, especially when it comes to navigating the complex immigration process. The world of immigration is constantly evolving, making it challenging for individuals to stay up to date on the latest rules and regulations. This is where […]